Before Entourage: Charlie's Angels, Star Trek and More TV Series on the Big Screen

This week, Entourage fans get to watch the boys bring their brand of Hollywood bro-ishness to the big screen, nearly four years after the TV series aired its final episode.

Good Luck, Good Wife: 13 TV Shows That Survived Killing off Major Characters

Killing off a main character in a television show is a risky move: You’re upending the show’s world (and putting a coworker out of a job) in the hope that the shake-up will lead to something greater down the line. And guess what? Despite the ministrations of fans, who claim that they will never watch their favorite show without [insert character name here], it often works!

Below, 13 shows that did the same thing The Good Wife did Sunday night, and not only survived, but thrived.


South Park Misses First Deadline in 16 Years Due to Power Outage, Forced to Air Rerun

Sixteen years of doing everything at the last minute finally caught up with the South Park guys this week.

To stay current, Trey Parker and Matt Stone famously wait until six days before each new show to begin working on it. But that tight deadline turned into an impossible one this week, as work ground to a halt during a three-hour power outage Tuesday at South Park Studios in Los Angeles.

For the first time since it premiered in 1997, the show missed its deadline and was forced to air a rerun Wednesday night.

Tonys Love Mormon But Snub Daniel Radcliffe

One of the most star-heavy Broadway seasons in recent memory has not resulted in a big-name lineup in nominations for this year’s 65th annual Tony Awards, celebrating the best of the bright White Way.

Skewered Chef Killed Off on South Park

Isaac Hayes showed up on Wednesday’s 10th season premiere of South Park after all, with the voicetrack for his character Chef assembled from the soul singer’s past episodes.

That is not to say that a truce has been reached between Hayes, who left the Comedy Central show last week as he criticized South Park ‘s “religious intolerance and bigotry,” and the show’s creators and writers, Matt Stone and Trey Parker.

Chef Back in South Park, Minus Hayes

When Comedy Central’s South Park serves up its tenth-season premiere Wednesday night, expect a heaping plate of trouble.

Because episodes are often produced in just six days, creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker had time to create a show skewering the character of Chef, who was voiced for the past decade by Isaac Hayes. Hayes, a Scientologist, quit last week, citing what he called the show’s “intolerance and bigotry” toward religion.

Isaac Hayes Quits South Park

Christians, Jews, Muslims, Mormons and Scientologists have been raked over the comic coals of Comedy Central’s South Park, and Isaac Hayes, who voices the character Chef, says he won’t stand for it anymore.

“There is a place in this world for satire, but there is a time when satire ends and intolerance and bigotry towards religious beliefs of others begins,” the 63-year-old soul singer and outspoken Scientologist said in a statement.